Whether you’re looking to hire a freelancer, contractor, or part-time worker, understanding how to hire specifically for remote jobs is more important than ever. Among the many benefits for your business, doing so will enable you to find the best talent in the job market.
One study estimates that by 2020, remote workers will make up more than 40% of the workforce — that’s 60 million people in total.
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Finding the best talent isn’t the only upside to hiring remote workers. Here are a few other reasons employers seek out people from across the geographical spectrum:
Less hassle and overhead. The less employees that physically come into the workplace during the day, the less you’ll have to pay for the space and administrative costs to keep an office running. Hiring a distributed team creates a lean business that cuts unnecessary business costs.
Flexibility for you and your employees. Millennials now make up the nation’s biggest generation in the workforce, and they increasingly value a flexible work schedule. The ability to telecommute is a huge incentive — and it will also free up more time for you to manage the other moving pieces at your company.
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The ability to better hire for temporary work. If you’re looking to complete a special one-off project but want to find the best person to do it, hiring someone remotely is your best bet to match a person’s skillset to the task needed at hand.
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